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by the taliban, that for going to school and promoting education for girls. she is a poignant example of why the united nations is focusing on abuses against girls worldwide. 14. >> she was attacked and shot by extremists who don't want girls to have an education and don't want girls to speak for themselves and don't want girls to become leaders who are, for a variety have right of reasons, threatened by that kind of employment. empowerment. >> as part of the first international day of the girl child, world leaders said education is the way to end child marriage. every year ten million girls are removed from school and forced into marriage, according to the u.n. population fund. early marriage deprives young girls of education. it threatens their health and traps them in poverty. west africa has the highest incidence of child marriage but the practice is wide spread across sub-saharan africa, and in bangladesh, india, nepal and pakistan. >> so kim gandhy, let's start with the child bride issue. is this something that the u.n. and the united states can get a handle on? because it's so widespr
, but for those who make a million dollars or more. making the investments in education, making the investments in research, and we make those investments together and build a future. that is what it will take over the long run to build a stronger future here in western massachusetts, all across the commonwealth, and all across the country. >> thank you. before i start, i want to thank the mayor for your endorsement and support. thank you both for coming. this is actually about jobs and economy. the whole race is about that. we held one of our first jobs fares here because we want to connect people with jobs. when you put a title on a bill in washington that says jobs bill, you have to read the bill. those bills in particular were rejected in a bipartisan manner, and that means democrats and republicans recognize that by taking for under $50 billion in taxes out of the private sector and giving it to washington to increase government spending, that is not the answer. the best answer is to come and put the money in the communities. i went down there today and he did not say, thank you for coming
of talking about our educational system, instead of talking about educational and pell grants. >> incarceration rates. >> all the opportunity ladders, all of these barriers, racial discrimination employment. there's a whole lot of things they could have talked about instead and i think it's really important is that we not fall for it. that african merges have to say this is not it it. i'm sorry. we're better than that. we're capable of having professional jobs, all kinds of jobs. this is a very, very, very detrimental ad. >> can i talk about this for a second? when we look at the history of the 20th century, history of labor in the 20th century, one of the great triumphs of the civil rights era was for people to recognize -- for white labor to recognize that as long as black laborers were excluded from unions they were undercutting white labor as well. >> it took a while. >> it did. it took 60 years actually. so when you see this kind of cynical advertising, they're trying to use that same ploy using african-americans. and if we had any doubt about the inter-related struggles,
across the board 19%, in eviscerating education and so many other things. he said, no, no, that is not a cut. he said it is a smaller increase. i want to tell that all to your parents when they don't take a $2,500 tax credit next year if they win could tell that to the two hundred thousand kids who will be kicked off of early education. on taxes and make you go back and look, paul ryan is saying his budget really is not a budget cut. that is like governor romney standing in an unemployment line and say, i did not outsource your job, i offshore it. that is the distinction they make. [applause] when i point out that governor romney, who is a great businessman, did the bain way, the lowest wages, the cheapest community that you can find, and then move there, offshore, outsourced jobs, they came back and said, no, no, that is not what he is doing. when i pointed out that the governor even, as governor of massachusetts, sent a call service that people in massachusetts could pick up the phone and see whether or not they were entitled to unemployment benefits, they got someone in
already had an associate's degree and that was considered too much education. she now working at a credit union and making $30,000 a year. she was making 45,000 at leviton. these are small margins. >> i know the magazine also took a look at which industries were hiring. where should people be focusing? >> there are actually surprisingly a lot of booming jobs in america. those jobs don't pay much. but in the top ten growing jobs, we have the biggest jobs like nurses and home health care workers and personal age aides because our aging population. those jobs pay $20,000, a year, not a lot, but the fastest growing job in america. we have carpentry and people in the construction trades. those jobs through 2020 are expected to boom and the reason for that is they shed about 50% of their jobs during the housing downturn and then we have other interesting professions that are growing that you wouldn't expect. biomedical engineers that also has to do with health care and those jobs pay a lot or even veterinvet ruinary technicians, people who work as assistants to vets. >> even in a downturn, the
that the revenue generated from gambling will not go to education and other essential services as promised. baker disputed that claim. you can see the entire viewpoint interview this sunday morning at 7:00 right here on nbc 4. >>> and with election day just 24 days away the pages of kids post are helping even the little ones understand politics. here is eun yang with that and some other items features this week. >> good morning. this weekend on kids post on tv political ads on tv, guinness records we see and waggy tails inquiry. joining us is tracy grant of "the washington post" kids post. nice to see you. >> good to be with you. >> first this week you're explaining political ads to your viewers and there have been so many of them. >> well that's right. and what we try to do in sunday's kids post is explain to kids ways in which political ads are an awful lot like other ads that they see whether for cereal or a hot toy and ways in which they're different. imagine, for example, if you a cereal ad in which it said, don't eat that other brand of cereal. it tastes soggy. that is sort of how political
are willing to take a tax hike if they feel that revenue will be used for things like education, infrastructure, job creating things. you can look across the atlantic to europe and see austerity isn't really working. there are new international monetary funds figures out showing the economies cutting are doing worse. >> the president has tried to make an effective case that congress has been a problem, that's a real divide between americans who are willing to put a lot of the responsibility for the lack of economic progress out of washington on congress. a recent cbs/"new york times" poll found congress has an approval rating of 16%. if the president wins, with his legacy on the line, we talked about this a little bit in the last segment. what honestly can he do? he's tried a lot of things, he's tried different chiefs of staff, different approaches to congress. this is really -- what's the special sauce? how does he get back and say we have to go and we have to change things for america? >> there are many ingredients to a special sauce. some of them are personal. the president w
't be sacrificing defense spending, education like pell grants for the expense of providing the very wealthy additional tax cuts. 120,000 families throughout the country averaging $8 million a year will receive tax cuts from the romney plan. that is not good for the average virginian. the average virginian wants to send their kid to school here in virginia like odu campus, where i was just at. they need pell grants. and the romney/ryan plan will gut the pell grants to the expense of let's give the wealthy additional tax cuts. the virginians are rejecting the double down on trickle-down economics. >> voter registration deadline on monday. how important is turnout going to be? is it going to come down in virginia at least to at least turning out the base? >> it's all going to be -- >> it won't be about the base. >> it will be. >> brian, go ahead. >> it's going to be about the suburbs of washington, d.c. prince william, loudoun counties and hampden roads. that's where we're going to be watching the election returns, the suburbs of washington and hampden roads. >> and you both agree on that, rig
to be giving our kids the kind of education they need for the jobs of tomorrow. that means we have to put our kids first and parents first and teachers first. [cheers and applause] number 4, you will not get business people to risk their life savings to start a small business or big companies to come to america, built a big factory, hire americans if they think we are on the road to greece. if we keep spending more than we taken, that is where we're heading. we will cap federal spending and get us back on track to a balanced budget. [cheers and applause] number 5, number 5 is this -- we are going to champion small business. we're going to help small business people build their businesses. to do that, we will keep their taxes down and get regulations to encourage growth and take that big cloud of obama care of small business. we're going to help small business in america. [cheers and applause] we do those five things and 12 million jobs grow in america and take home pay starts going up again. do you realize under president obama every year, not just his first year, every year the median income
of education. i have the right to lay. tiff right to sing. i have the right to g to market. i have the right to speak. >> an incredibly brave little girl. hire is the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: blood seats cover the seats of an old canopied pickup truck. malala yousafzai and her classmates rode together to get home from school. this is where malala was sitting, police say, when gunmen shot her in the head. malala's friend was sitting next to her when another attacker shot at the truck. he asked who's malala? i don't think anyone told him, but he recognized malala and started shooting. malala fell down, but he kept firing. that's when my frnd and i got injured. kainat is recovering from a bullet wound to the hand. the 14-year-old malala, who had a high profile blog critical of the taliban is clinging to life following major surgery. the passenger truck now part of an intense investigation to find the gunman. the pakistani government under increasing pressure to solve the case, has given conflicting accounts of the probe. the interior minister says the two gunmen have been ident
of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back to "weekends with alex witt." it's just past the half hour. today vice president biden is fundraising in the northeast while basking in his post-debate glow. democrats praised mr. biden's feisty and lively performance. republicans thought differently. no surprise. saying he was disrespectful. here's how mr. biden assessed the debate yesterday. >> anyone who watched that debate, i don't think there's any doubt that congressman ryan and i, governor romney and the president, we have a fundamentally different vision for america. and truth is that i think people -- >> well, there are only two presidential debates remaining. we have a town hall style forum on tuesday, foreign policy debate later this month. nbc campaign cari -- hello from d.c. let's get a question to you. do you get a sense that mr. biden set up a blueprint for the president at the next debate? >> well, you know, the vice pre
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away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> the "today" show is coming up next on nbc 4. let's find out what they're working on. >> lester holt joins us live from new york. >> richard, angie, coming up on a saturday morning on "today" a tragic end to the story of a missing 10-year-old girl in colorado. her body was identified late friday. the killer is still out there. you can imagine the fear in that community. we're live in colorado with the latest. >>> also ahead britain's prince harry in afghanistan. we've been telling you he is there fighting on the front lines but we're now learning a bit more about the combat missions that he's actually taking part in. we'll give you the latest there. >>> my sit down legendary with the legendary -- sit down interview with the legendary
'll tune in to the facts and be well educated and ready to vote on election day. >> patti ann: tuesday is a town hall setting. we heard ed henry quoting somebody from the obama camp saying he believe -- i think it was a she, believes it's a good setting for president obama. how do you feel about that? >> look, president obama is best when speaking from his heart and answering questions directly from the american people. he's excited about the format that we'll see later this week. i think it will be a great chance for both candidates to be held accountable by actual voters in front of the nation. so the president is ready for it. as you said earlier, he's down in williamsburg doing prep. he'll come ready. he'll come ready to debate with mitt romney and again, and make sure he calls him when he deviates from the facts. >> patti ann: brent cool burn, thank you for joining us. >> thank you very much. >> patti ann: don't forget, fox news is your election headquarters. the only place to watch that second presidential debate will be live in our full coverage begins at 8:55 p.m. eastern time
education it will eliminate the tax credit people have to be able to send their children to college. it cuts education by 450 billion dollars. it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and you know, we have had enough of this. the idea that the so concerned about these deficits, i pointed out, he voted to put two cars on a credit card and he did. >> we're going to the closing statements in a minute. you are gaeing to have your -- >> not raising taxes is not cutting tax, and by the way, our budget we have -- >> 3% a year instead of 4.5%. >> let me calm down things here just for a minute. and i want to talk to you briefly before we go to closing statements about your own personal character. if are you elected, what you could both give to this country as a man, as a human being, that no one else could. >> honesty, no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country. but what you need are people who when they say they're going do something, they go do it. what you need are when people see problems they offer solutions to f
. >> alisyn: it's great. >> clayton: why not do that? >> alisyn: educate the consumer. every time i think it's harmless, it's providing information to make choices. if you saw 500-calories for a gargantuan drink you might not get it. >> exactly. >> i agree. >> or you go with a 47-ounce coke zero. >> all sorts of other chemicals. >> what about water? that might work. >> alisyn: look at the headlines. in the news, the man who flew from japan to los angeles carrying an arsenal of weapons in his bag will remain in jail. judge denied bail for harris after prosecutors said they found plans detailing how he was going to kidnap and kill people on his computer. as well as other disturbing files. harris was arrested at lax last week after customs agents noticed he was wearing a bulletproof vest. you'd think tsa might have flagged. that they found a smoke grenade, body bag, knives, hatchet. >> seems harmless. >> alisyn: in his luggage. the nation symbolic bird at risk though it's a federal crime, justice department will now allow recognized native american tribes to process eagle feathers. the bald and
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